Document Scanners

Canon imageFORMULA R40

A simple and reliable desktop scanner helping you achieve effortless productivity in your home or small office environment.

  • Easy Set Up

    Easy setup, with simple one touch scanning an automatic software update

  • Stay Organised

    Convert documents into PDF, JPG, DOC, XLS and more*

  • High-Quality Imaging

    Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to help create searchable and editable information

  • Scan Directly To The Cloud

    Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, SharePoint and more

Key Proposition

Scanning Simplicity at its best

A high quality, easy to use desktop scanner with no compromise on productivity. The imageFORMULA R40 offers quick setup with simple one touch scanning of various documents types, converting them into useful formats for editing, or simply for you to upload to your favourite cloud application.

Easy to use

Enjoy quick and easy scanning, with an intuitive user interface that lets you scan, edit and finalise at the touch of a button, plus create up to 9 routine jobs for added ease and efficiency.

Accurate and Consistent

Scan a batch of mixed documents of any shape and size in one easy process with Canon’s reliable 60-sheet feeder, capable of scanning everything from standard A4 documents, to thick and thin papers like ID cards, receipts, post cards and documents up to 3m long.

Maximise productivity

Save time with fast double-sided scanning of up to 40 pages per minute. Advanced image processing features such as auto size detection, document deskew, text orientation and colour detection mean there’s no need to sort documents or frequently change settings while scanning.

Superior quality and design

A stylish, ultra-compact desktop device that delivers consistently superior image quality. Capture fine details with advanced text enhancement, producing sharp copies with greater readability, ideal for documents with faint light text or patterned backgrounds.

Easy installation and set up

Install your scanner in just a few simple steps with an integrated all-in-one installer. Automatic software update function ensures your CaptureOnTouch application and Canon drivers are always up to date to ensure quality and reliability at all times.


Cut your overheads and reduce your environmental impact in one. Canon’s imageFORMULA series offers impressively low power consumption, using just 19W or less when in operation and 1.4W or less in sleep mode.

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  • Desktop type double-sided capturing sheet fed scanner


  • 40ppm/80ipm

    Maximum Scanning Speed

  • CIS


  • 600dpi


  • White

    Background color

  • 60 sheets

    ADF Feeder capacity (80g/m2)

  • USB2.0


  • 4,000 papers/day

    Suggested Daily Volume

  • 291 x 250 x 245 mm

    Dimension (W x D x H)

  • 2.8kg


  • 22W

    Power Consumption

3 Year Warranty

Focus on business, thanks to the peace of mind that comes with our 3 year warranty

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